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Los Angeles 18 at Houston 17

1985 Week 8 - Sunday, April 14, 1985
Los Angeles Express(1-6) at Houston Gamblers(5-2)(NL)
Attendance: 20,193

HOUSTON (UPI) - Frank Seurer drilled JoJo Townsell with a 35-yard touchdown pass with 1:08 remaining in the game to lift Los Angeles over Houston 18-17.

Gamblers cornerback Mike Mitchell had stepped in front of Townsell trying to intercept, but the attempt failed and Townsell sprinted into the end zone.

The win lifted the Express to 2-6, while Houston dropped its third straight and fell to 5-3, a half-game behind Denver, which plays tonight.


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Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn

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